Helplines in the UK to help tackle loneliness, depression and bereavement

Borrowed from www.hotukdeals.com but still very useful

Mind

MindInfoline: 0300 123 3393
mind.org.uk/information-support/helplines/

The Mix

Helpline: 0808 808 4994
themix.org.uk
(Online chat & Messenger service also available)

Age UK

Helpline: 0800 169 6565
ageuk.org.uk

The Samaritans

Tel: 116 123
samaritans.org/how-we-can-help-you/contact-us

Cruse Festive Bereavement Helpline

Free helpline: 0808 808 1677
cruse.org.uk/telephone-support/christmas

Family Lives – Divorce and Separation 

Free helpline :08088002222
familylives.org.uk/advice/divorce-and-separation/coping-with-holidays/coping-with-christmas-when-your-divorced-or-separated/

There are lots of fantastic organisations so please don’t feel alone over Christmas. This is a great community so hopefully nobody feels alone. Its good to talk.

Thank you @Cymru12
For those living in Wales there’s also C.A.L.L. (community advice & listening line) 0800 132 737. callhelpline.org.uk

Thank you @ewen1605
For men who are feeling down or in crisis, you can also call CALM (Campaign Against Living Miserably):
0800 585858 (5pm – midnight) thecalmzone.net

Thank you @Delightful123
SANEline, the specialist mental health helpline, offers confidential emotional support.
Available on 0300 304 7000 between 6pm and 11pm each evening. Open as usual over Christmas.

SilverLine
A free, confidential helpline providing information, friendship and advice to older people, open 24 hours a day, every day of the year. 0800 4 70 80 90

DrinkLine
The national alcohol helpline. If you’re worried about your own or someone elses drinking, you can call free, in complete confidence on 0300 123 1110 (weekdays 9am – 8pm, weekends 11am – 4pm). Open as usual over Christmas.

Thanks to @MonkeysUncle
papyrus-uk.org
0800 068 4141
pat@papyrus-uk.org

A fantastic website aimed at the prevention of suicide in under 35s:
Are you, or is a young person you know, not coping with life? For confidential suicide prevention advice contact us.

Thanks to @Razor.Gen
Mind: mind.org.uk – 0300 123 3393
Helplines: helplines.org – various numbers
Mental Health Matters: mhm.org.uk – 0191 516 3500 / tel:0800 085 1718

Good mental health related websites with some great tips and personal stories:

alustforlife.com
pieta.ie
healthtalk.org
mentalhealth.org.uk

Thanks to @tw81
In Northern Ireland there is also a helpline called LIFELINE.. 0808 808 8000
lifelinehelpline.info

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